Product name: FATALONE® Bianco Spinomarino
Denomination: PUGLIA I.G.T. GRECO
Production: 3.000 bottles
Provenance: Murgian hills within the territory of Gioia del Colle, in the locality of Spinomarino, 4,5 km to the South East of the town
Grape: Greco 100%, only our own grapes
Growing System: Pergola with two to four heads to fruit
Vineyard management: Organic farming, No irrigation and Spontaneous grassing with green manure
Harvesting time: First half of October
Yield: 6000-8000 kg/hectare or 40-50 hl/hectare
Vineyard Features: Planted in: 1990, Altitude: 365 m above sea level, Size: 0,5 hectares
Orientation: North-South, Density: 3000 vines/hectare, Lane: 2,20 m, Vine Gap: 2 m
Vinification: As for a classical white wine with soft pressing. Fermented at controlled temperature and just with autochthonous yeasts. Re-integration only of the sulphites lost during the vinification steps to restore the initial natural value. Natural malolactic fermentation
Alcoholic content: 12,5% by vol.
Ageing: 9 months in stainless steel tanks, 3 months in bottle
Main features: Brilliant golden yellow colour, with pale green hues. Delicate bouquet of spring flowers, with the heady scent of flowering grapes, green apple and pineapple, mixed with a mild note of honey. Smooth, pleasant, balanced taste of apricot, yellow plum, green banana and honey. Great minerality and freshness to exalt the complexity of this wine.
Best at temperature: 12°- 15°C
Best with: A very versatile wine: a great match with fried foods, salads, seafood appetizers and grilled vegetables and fish. Excellent with fresh cheeses, mozzarella and light soups. Outstanding match with pizza and excellent as an aperitif.
Further information: Greco, a noble table wine, reaches its best after one year of fining.